painting portland in passing

Slide Show and Q&A: Shawn Demarest's "You Are Here"

Local artist Shawn Demarest paints fleeting, sleeting Portland streetscapes in search of a sense of place. An exhibition of her work opens tomorrow.

10/31/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Slideshow

Slide Show and Q&A: Shawn Demarest's "You Are Here"

In the transient urban landscapes she paints, Portland artist Shawn Demarest seeks to capture those evanescent moments when we stop, if only briefly, to recognize that where we are is beautiful—even in gray, rain, or sleet.

10/31/2012

have cello, will travel

Q&A: Cellist Alban Gerhardt Brings Classical Music to the People

The master German musician will perform with the Oregon Symphony on Sat. & Mon., but he'll also play free shows at Pioneer Square, OHSU, and other unlikely spots.

10/25/2012 By Aaron Scott

Interview

Portland Opera's Globe-trotting Guest Diva

An interview with Stefania Dovhan who stars in Mozart's Don Giovanni.

10/16/2012 By Zach Dundas

blues killer

Interview: Corin Tucker

We talk with Corin Tucker about performing the mom-musician balancing act, the changing face of feminist music, and her band's new album. Corin Tucker Band plays Bunk Bar Saturday.

10/10/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Details Emerge for Scott Snyder's Levant

We've got the first word on the "French Arabesque" restaurant heading to the East Burnside space most recently home to Alder Pastry and Dessert.

10/05/2012 By Allison Jones

stripper kicks

Exclusive Interview: Grizzly Bear's Edward Droste

In preview of their concert tonight at the Keller, we talk with Droste about his cousin, Pink Martini's China Forbes, and what they have in store for Portland audiences (hint: floating jelly fishes).

10/04/2012 By Aaron Scott

finding the magic position

Five Questions for Patrick Wolf

The flamboyant British artist discusses his ten-year journey as a musician, his newly released retrospective album, and his show at the Aladdin on Sunday.

09/26/2012 By Laura Lundberg

Article

Interview with Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein

In preview of the new season, we talk with the Portlandia's co-creater and co-star, Carrie Brownstein, about the reaction Portlandia's garnered across the country, and about what's new in Season 3.

08/31/2012 By Aaron Scott and Eden Dawn

Mudroom

Eat, Prey, Kill

Five questions with... Lily Raff McCaulou The Bend author discusses her new memoir, Call of the Mild: Learning to Hunt My Own Dinner.

08/23/2012 By Sara Gates

5 Minutes With....

Razor Sharp

Olympic fencer Mariel Zagunis drops her guard to talk about gold medals, swords, and surviving the opening ceremonies.

08/17/2012 By Bart Blasengame

dance

Dance Discussion: In Site Part I

Jeans, waves, wind…and a bright red stumbling-block. A viewer’s impressions, and the artist’s response.

07/24/2012 By Anne Adams

Art Stars

Meet Your Makers

The members of our favorite local rock band, Blitzen Trapper. Meet the newest stars of stage, screen, and sculpture.

07/24/2012 By Martha Calhoon, John Chandler, and Bart Blasengame

kasher if you can

Interview: Moshe Kasher

Stand up comic Kasher tells writer Alyssa Jaffer how to survive some of his life’s craziest scenarios in preview of his new book, Kasher in the Rye, ou...

03/27/2012 By Aaron Scott

INTERVIEW

5 Questions for Healthy Dinner Party Diva Abby Fammartino

The chef and owner of Abby’s Table is launching Abby’s Table Healthy Kitchen Membership, lending her allergy-free dinner tips and tricks to home ...

02/07/2012 By Allison Jones

PEOPLE

The 50 Most Influential Portlanders

Who will define Portland in a new era? We asked around (and around some more) to discover this inspiring collection of movers, shakers, rising stars, and established figures with fresh ideas who are already changing the city.

12/16/2011 With Sarah Mirk, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, Benjamin Tepler, Randy Gragg, Ramona DeNies, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Meghan Ratliffe, Derek Pettie, Kate Moening, Carl Abbott, and Amanda Waldroupe Edited by Zach Dundas

the wet sprocket

Edward Pack Davee’s NW Filmmaker Faves

It’s hard to make movies under gray skies. OAC’s sole Oregon Media Fellowship grant-winner drums up excitement for this year’s Northwest F...

11/14/2011 By Anne Adams

too many 'toons man

5 Questions for Too Much Coffee Man’s Shannon Wheeler

The almost unbelievably prolific cartoonist talks shop about his 5 titles.

10/05/2011 By Anne Adams

Article

TBA 2011: Andrew Dinwiddie

Five Questions with Brian Rogers, artistic director of the Chocolate Factory

09/11/2011 By Claudia La Rocco